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Meet Jenny McNamara
Meet Jenny McNamara

Jenny McNamara is the Campus Sustainability Director and also oversees Materials Management Services. Through collaborative partnerships and innovative programs, the Campus Sustainability Office aligns policy, practice, and planning with PSU's sustainability goals. In addition, the office benchmarks performance across a variety of sectors to gauge progress and set priorities. Materials Management Services is responsible for a number of critical campus functions such as campus surplus, departmental moves, campus mail, event support, and more. The department works with campus stakeholders to ensure that these services are delivered in an organized and timely manner.

Jenny has a long background in campus sustainability planning. Before joining PSU, she served for nearly 5 years as the Sustainability Manager at the University of North Carolina Greensboro where she facilitated broad-spectrum programming and cross campus collaboration. Prior to that, she worked at North Carolina State University where she helped conduct and write the first sustainability assessment for that university. Jenny has also served as an independent environmental consultant in both technical and educational capacities. 

Jenny enjoys spending time outdoors with her amazing family. She holds a BA in Environmental Studies and is honored to be a part of the vibrant and renowned sustainability community at Portland State University. 


Contact Jenny McNamara
(503) 725-5499